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North County Times, November 28, 2011 Forum: Celebrating with smoke-free outdoor dining by Nancy Logan While many of our friends and family in the Midwest or East Coast are  bundling up this holiday season to shop and dine, we in North County enjoy  beautiful, sunny, smoke-free dining in many of our cities. Sunny and smoke-free ...


North County Times, November 20, 2011 VISTA – A person was cited on suspicion of selling tobacco to a minor during an undercover operation Saturday, authorities said. Juveniles working with San Diego County sheriff’s deputies tried to buy tobacco products at 34 randomly selected businesses in Vista between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., a detective...


Sacramento — San Diego County Republican lawmakers reaped a trove of campaign contributions from the tobacco industry during the last election cycle, according to a study released Tuesday by the American Lung Association in California. San Diego Union Tribune July 19, 2011 – read the full...


The Palomar College governing board Tuesday, July 12, 2011 will consider banning smoking and tobacco from its properties in an effort to “promote the safety and health of students, employees and the public.” The proposal follows several years worth of planning by the Associated Student Government, staff, faculty and administrators, said college spokeswoman Laura Gropen....